Check out the most popular news stories on Domain Name Wire from September.
1. Ethereum Name Service sues to stop eth.link domain sale – The judge issued a temporary restraining order returning the domain to the previous owner, but I also think Ethereum Name Service doesn’t understand what happened. At stake: an $852,000 auction sale and a web3 service that depends on a web2 domain.
2. New owners of .Link have big plans: it’s about more than just websites – Speaking of .link, the top level domain has a new owner with big plans.
3. Epik gets new CEO as Rob Monster moves to non-executive role – Epik’s controversial founding CEO is out. The new one appears to have similar views on free speech.
5. Newfold Digital is acquiring MarkMonitor from Clarivate for $302.5 million – Brand protection registrar has yet another corporate owner.
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